Category Archives: Ordinary Time

Is Love Enough?

As you know I frequently link up to Anne Conder over at the Antbed during her Friday Pages in Our Heritage of Faith link-up. I’ve been pondering this idea of keeping track of the ways God has worked in our … Continue reading

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Pentecost and Thanksgiving

Yesterday was the Feast of Pentecost and this year our church had more to celebrate than usual as we not only remembered the coming of the Holy Spirit and reflected on what that meant in our lives as individuals and … Continue reading

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I Was a Stranger

Yesterday the Gospel text was that well known passage from Matthew 25 about the sheep and the goats and the Lord saying to the sheep (among other things)” I was a stranger and you took me in.” My mind jumped … Continue reading

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The Manifold Gifts of God

Yesterday at church at slipped up to the choir to add my voice to the anthem and then slipped back to the pew to sit with the children and S. On my way back through the ambulatory (the passage behind … Continue reading

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Load Off Of My Mind

I know, I know I’ve done it again- disappeared for several weeks with no explanation. Bad blogging…but that’s how it goes sometimes. I simply haven’t had anything to say, or if I did I had too many other things going … Continue reading

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Celebration and Healing

“As celebration leads to healing, healing leads back to celebration. It is all God’s work; and those who find themselves called to it must, quite simply, ‘serve God and be cheerful’.” N. T. Wright , For All God’s Worth pg … Continue reading

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Seventy Seven Times?

It’s kind of funny but I’ve had several posts recently about forgiveness, repentance and sacrifice. Then this morning we had the Gospel reading from Matthew 18 where Peter asks Jesus how many times he should forgive his brother and gets … Continue reading

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Proper 19:Thirteenth Sunday After Pentecost

Today is Rally Sunday when we start talking about all of the wonderful things we will be doing together during the school year. Yesterday we cleaned up the church and church grounds again, trimming bushes, polishing brass, dusting and so … Continue reading

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Limbo

One of the things that I really hate is not knowing what is coming next. I hate it. I want to know what’s going to happen in the next five minutes, five days and where I’m going to be in … Continue reading

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Walking in Faith: Daily, Hourly

Lately we’ve had so many changes…to our schedule…to our studies…even to who is at home when during the day…I find this very hard to deal with. Although theoretically I think flexibility is important I really like to have a plan … Continue reading

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